Andhra BJP leaders meet party`s central leadership

BJP leaders from Seemandhra region Wednesday met the party`s central leadership at LK Advani`s residence and sought their intervention in impressing on the Centre to address genuine concerns.

Last Updated: Oct 02, 2013, 21:29 PM IST

New Delhi: BJP leaders from Seemandhra region Wednesday met the party`s central leadership at L K Advani`s residence and sought their intervention in impressing on the Centre to address genuine concerns, fears and apprehensions of the people of the region after announcing bifurcation of the state.

The BJP leaders from Andhra Pradesh apprised the party`s central leadership about the present situation in Andhra Pradesh, particularly in Seemandhra.

The delegation told the party leadership that they are committed to the party’s decision for the bifurcation of the state.
Among those present at Advani`s residence during the meeting were BJP President Rajnath Singh, former BJP President M Venkaiah Naidu, Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley, General Secretary (Organisation) Ram Lal and Joint General Secretary (Org) V Satish.

Among the issues raised by the delegation included concerns over river water-sharing, revenue-sharing, problems of government employees, educational and employment opportunities in Hyderabad, safety and security for the people settled in Hyderabad.

The delegation also wanted special care to be taken for the development of backward region.
They asked the central leaders to pursue with the central government and address all these concerns and see that a proper mechanism is evolved for this.

PTI